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Ptychochromis makira
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Information
Range Antainambalana River in the northernmost part of the Toamasina Province in Madagascar.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Cichlidae
Genus Ptychochromis
Species Ptychochromis makira

Ptychochromis makira is a species of cichlid in the family Cichlidae. It is only found in the Antainambalana River in the northernmost part of the Toamasina Province in Madagascar. It is threatened by habitat loss and overfishing, and has suffered a severe decline in recent years. It reaches a length of 14.6 centimetres (5.7 in) SL.

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